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Pulmonary Cryptococcosis Mimicking Primary Lung Cancer with Multiple Lung Metastases

Kim YS, Lee IH, Kim HS, Jin SS, Lee JH, Kim SK, Song SH, Yoo J, Kim CH, Kwon SS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Sep;73(3):182-186.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2012.73.3.182
Cryptococcosis is an invasive fungal infection, which is more common in immunocompromised patients. However, pulmonary cryptococcosis can occur in immunocompetent patients and should be considered on a differential diagnosis for...
A Case of Streptococcus suis Infection Causing Pneumonia with Empyema in Korea

Oh YJ, Song SH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Sep;73(3):178-181.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2012.73.3.178
Streptococcus suis causes meningitis and sepsis in pigs, but human infection has increased over the past few years in those who are exposed to pigs or raw pork. Most cases...
Endobronchial Schwannoma Treated by Rigid Bronchoscopy with Argon Plasma Coagulation

Lee BR, Choi YD, Kim YI, Lim SC, Kwon YS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Sep;73(3):174-177.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2012.73.3.174
Primary endobronchial schwannomas are extremely rare tumors that originate from Schwann cells. We report a case of primary endobronchial schwannoma. A 44-year-old woman, without respiratory symptoms, was presented with a...
Clinical Analysis of Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum

Ryoo JY

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Sep;73(3):169-173.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2012.73.3.169
BACKGROUND: Spontaneous pneumomediastinum is a rare and benign condition that generally occurs in young generations without any precipitating factor or underlying disease. The purpose of this study is to review...
Clinical Predictors of Survival in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Kim JH, Lee JH, Ryu YJ, Chang JH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Sep;73(3):162-168.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2012.73.3.162
BACKGROUND: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive disease. Effective treatment is not currently available and the prognosis is poor. The aim of our study was to identify clinical predictors...
The Significance of Sedation Control in Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation

Jung YJ, Chung WY, Lee M, Lee KS, Park JH, Sheen SS, Hwang SC, Park KJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Sep;73(3):151-161.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2012.73.3.151
BACKGROUND: Adequate assessment and control of sedation play crucial roles in the proper performance of mechanical ventilation. METHODS: A total of 30 patients with various pulmonary diseases were prospectively enrolled. The...
Clinical Utility of Two Interferon-gamma Release Assays on Pleural Fluid for the Diagnosis of Tuberculous Pleurisy

Kang JY, Rhee CK, Kang NH, Kim JS, Yoon HK, Song JS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Sep;73(3):143-150.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2012.73.3.143
BACKGROUND: The release of interferon-gamma (IFN-gamma) by T lymphocytes increases after rechallenge with Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigen, especially, at a localized site of tuberculosis (TB) infection. We aimed to compare the...
Year-in-Review of Lung Cancer

Son JW

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Sep;73(3):137-142.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2012.73.3.137
In the last several years, we have made slow but steady progress in understanding molecular biology of lung cancer. This review is focused on advances in understanding the biology of...

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